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Today in Black America - February 8

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The Washington Post

Biden claims Trump administration’s handling of pandemic was ‘more dire than we thought’


As impeachment trial nears, court documents cite Trump’s rage-fueling rhetoric

Stacey Abrams: Our democracy faced a near-death experience. Here’s how to revive it.


The Chicago Sun-Times

CTU reviewing potential agreement with CPS that could avert lockouts, strike

Ahead of independent monitor’s third report, CPD says consent decree compliance efforts signal ‘improvement’

Jesse Jackson discharged to rehab center after 8 days in hospital


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland Democrats gear up to override dozens of Gov. Hogan’s vetoes

Detective-turned-seamstress helps tailor the futures of youth in Baltimore


Maryland hopes adding pharmacies to COVID vaccine rollout will expand its reach


NJ.com

In the fight over schools, Montclair is a cautionary tale | Editorial

Third stimulus check update: Bernie Sanders says anyone making $75,000 should get full $1,400 payment. Here’s the latest.

Stimulus bill could restore your property tax break



Philly.com


‘We are not ready to go into unsafe buildings’: No word from mediator, but Philly teachers will still protest


Scott Perry shows that the Democratic wave in the Harrisburg suburbs will have to wait

John Fetterman is running for U.S. Senate, kicking off a competitive and expensive race in Pennsylvania


The Detroit Free Press

Racism in the criminal justice system requires our attention | Editorial

MSU international student surprised by GoFundMe support, raising $4,700 to graduate

PA 'bullhorn lady,' mother of 8, taken into FBI custody for involvement in Capitol riot


The Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles County’s coronavirus case numbers continue to decline, but officials worry about another surge

Analysis: In California, Trump’s political poison spreads from top of the ticket to City Hall

A Black reporter’s road trip to the inauguration


USA Today


In Donald Trump v. democracy, don’t rush the Senate trial of incitement of insurrection

A Utah school offered parents a chance to opt children out of Black History Month instruction. Then the NAACP called.

She was the first Black person freed by Lincoln, long before his presidency. Her grave was paved over and her story hardly known.


The New York Times


Breaking With G.O.P., Top Conservative Lawyer Says Trump Can Stand Trial

The Women Who Paved the Way for Marjorie Taylor Greene

60 Black Health Experts Urge Black Americans to Get Vaccinated






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